07 June 2023
The first stage to select an interim Chief Executive Officer for Government of Jersey has taken place,
with 27 candidates being considered for the role.
Ten of the 27 candidates are currently resident in Jersey, with a further two working internationally
but with connections to the Island.
The remaining candidates are from applications received from across the globe, including Canada
The next stage in the recruitment process involves a technical assessment, a psychological
assessment, and a final panel interview for five remaining candidates.
The final selection is expected to be confirmed within the coming weeks, once contractual details
The Chief Minister, Deputy Kristina Moore, said: “I am really encouraged by the interest in this role,
which demonstrates Jersey’s global presence and the attractiveness of working in our Government.
I am particularly encouraged by the applications that have been submitted from Islanders; they
have demonstrated both their passion for our community and the talent we have here in Jersey.”
Two search firms have been engaged to assist in the management of candidates.
In Jersey, Thomas and Dessain handled candidates and those with connections to the Island. A UK based firm, Gatenby Sanderson, handled the international candidates and UK market. This
approach ensured a focused campaign in Jersey.